Job Description :
Title: Scrum Master
Location: downtown Chicago *Candidates must be local and hirable*
Duration: 6 months C2H


Manages multiple large projects and on-going enhancement initiatives. Guides timely project completion, optimum resource utilization and achievement of client expectations. Makes decision on client requirements and change in schedules. Ensures budgetary compliance. Facilitates overall growth and development of the team. Functions independently under broad guidelines. Role typically requires more than 5 years of experience.
Ability to leverage both waterfall and Scrum methodologies, including a combination of both.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Facilitate weekly project and/or daily scrum calls and sprint planning calls.
Create initial project proposals, project charters, and statements of work
Create and manage project control documentation, including requirements documentation, work plans, timelines, budgets, resource plans, and knowledge transfer plans
Manage product team, including business analysts, development lead, developers, and testers
Manage project budgets
Manage project risks and issues
Manage change control process
Manage user acceptance testing and release plans
Manage communications with stakeholders, project team, and business and IT management
Participate in business-led change management processes

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
IT Project management and Scrum skills
Business analysis and requirements gathering
Budget and resource management
Relationship management and communications
Excellent attention to detail
Self-motivated, able to set priorities and work autonomously
Customer service focus
Familiarity with .NET applications, enterprise application integration, n-tier architecture
Knowledge of real estate industry or technology
Educational Level /Certifications
Bachelor’s degree required, MBA preferred, preferably in information systems, computer science, or business administration
PMP or Scrum Master certification preferred